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Do you go to your family reunions much?

Do you take your boyfriends?

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 11:10 AM on Jun. 14, 2011 in Relationships

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  • We haven't had a family reunion since I was in my mid 20's (I'm 49 now). We used to go, damn......now I'm missing them...LOL
    Dahis

    Answer by Dahis at 11:12 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Yes, I go - no, I have never taken a bf and wouldn't unless he were my fiancee.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 11:13 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • We only started having them once I was married.... so I cant speak to ME... how ever here is my opinion:


    IF it is a vacation type reunion (spending a week somewhere) then you do NOT take a boyfriend unless you are engaged. It would be inappropriate to make others vacation with him unless he was joining the family.


    IF it is a one day type of reunion (like at a park) I wouldnt take him unless he was a serious boyfriend.  If you took him it would be a GREAT litmus test to see if he was marriage material.


    IF you have kids... you shouldnt be including a boyfriend in ANY family function unless you are thinking he is the one you want to marry.  That is not good parenting.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:47 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • my family doesn't have them.

    I didn't bring my boyfriends around most of my family much. I figured why add that kind of stress to my relationship? My mother met DH once before I married him. Mostly because he lived out of state.
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 11:48 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • I brought my bfs over the years because I needed to know if he would still be with me after seeing serious dysfunctional people and the only one that did stick around has been around for 7 years now....
    mitchellb

    Answer by mitchellb at 1:36 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • I can't anymore, and yes, I took my boyfriend (now husband) to the only one we had while we were dating.
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 2:09 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Yes, we have a family reunion every year and every year I take my SO. The first year I didn't because we'd only been together a few months and as soon as I got the notice he immediately told me not to bother asking him because he'd feel uncomfortable around my very large family so soon after starting our relationship.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:32 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • I just went to one this past weekend lol. I always take my dh when he's not working. We didn't attend before I was married, but I would have taken him then. I wish my dad's family would get together for one. Maybe I will try to get one organized lol.
    Austinsmom35

    Answer by Austinsmom35 at 10:55 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

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